Predicate: subdivide

Roleset id: subdivide.01 , separate, divide into smaller units or divide again., Source: , vncls: , framnet:

subdivide.01: SUBDIVIDE-V NOTES: Framed by Claire (from subdivide.01-v) SUBDIVISION-N NOTES: arg3 added by Julia for consistency with other similar nouns. (from subdivision.01-n)


subdivide (v.)
subdivision (n.)


        Arg0-PAG: entity causing separation
        Arg1-PPT: thing being divided, again
        Arg2-GOL: divided among/between, if separate from arg1
        Arg3-VSP: specific aspect of arg1 being used as criteria for subdivision
        Arg4-PRD: divided into what? Smaller parcel, resulting state of arg 1

Example: subdivide-v: With resulting state

        The government subdivided the land into 5-acre lots.

        Arg0: The government
        Rel: subdivided
        Arg1: the land
        Arg4: into 5-acre lots

Example: subdivide-v: Passive

        A well-used economic development tool is the incubator, typically an office building that *T*-1 is subdivided *-1 and provides subsidized rent and admin. services to small business.

        Argm-slc: that-1 *--> an office building
        Rel: subdivided
        Arg1: *-1

Example: subdivision-n: with arg3

        The administrative subdivision of Rome consists of the 15 sub-municipalities (municipi) of Rome's municipality.

        Arg3: administrative
        Rel: subdivision
        Arg1: of Rome